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Read: Howard University Shooting: Teen Charged in Construction Worker’s Death

Howard University Shooting: Teen Charged in Construction Worker’s Death

In the month of July, there were three fatal shootings on or near Washington, D.C., college campuses.

Read: Lawsuit: Harvard Legacy Admissions Practices Disadvantage Students of Color

Lawsuit: Harvard Legacy Admissions Practices Disadvantage Students of Color

The lawsuit claims 70% of applicants with ties to wealthy alumni or donors are White and that a portion of those students would not be admitted otherwise.

Read: How Howard University Quelled Campus Fears After 8 Racially Motivated Bomb Threats

How Howard University Quelled Campus Fears After 8 Racially Motivated Bomb Threats

Howard’s police chief discusses how traumas experienced by many within the campus community resurfaced following the threats and how the school addressed it.

Read: Florida A&M: Judge Approves Lawsuit Alleging Chronic Underfunding of HBCU

Florida A&M: Judge Approves Lawsuit Alleging Chronic Underfunding of HBCU

A 2022 investigation by Forbes found Florida A&M received $2,600 less per student than the University of Florida in 2020.

Read: Dept. of Ed. Releases School Diversity Report, Announces New Grant Program

Dept. of Ed. Releases School Diversity Report, Announces New Grant Program

The report says progress toward increased racial and socioeconomic diversity in schools has stalled, leading to inequitable access and outcomes for students.

Read: How Diversity and Inclusion Can Promote a Better, Safer College Experience for All

How Diversity and Inclusion Can Promote a Better, Safer College Experience for All

Inclusive schools lead to greater overall acceptance and tolerance, which in turn makes campuses and greater communities safer.

Read: The Importance of Diversifying School Staff to Reflect Student Populations

The Importance of Diversifying School Staff to Reflect Student Populations

The awareness of differences in diversity between staff and students will force schools to practice more effective strategies to address the racial gap.

Read: Office for Civil Rights Logs Record Number of Discrimination Complaints

Office for Civil Rights Logs Record Number of Discrimination Complaints

Most of the nearly 19,000 complaints filed with the Department of Education allege discrimination based on disability, race, and sex.

Read: Pompano Beach Make Our Schools Safe Club Named Finalist in Invent2Prevent Program

Pompano Beach Make Our Schools Safe Club Named Finalist in Invent2Prevent Program

The club will present its community safety project to a panel of senior executives in Washington, D.C., in January.

Read: Editor’s Picks: Amy’s 10 Favorite Campus Safety Articles from 2022

Editor’s Picks: Amy’s 10 Favorite Campus Safety Articles from 2022

My favorite articles from this year cover topics such as site assessments, comfort K9s, and the importance of inclusion and representation.

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